Letters to the editor

Community will benefit from a better library | Letter to the editor

Community will benefit from a better library | Letter to the editor

There are many good reasons to vote “yes” for library funding on this fall’s ballot. A few of them are: activities for children and youth,… Continue reading

Community will benefit from a better library | Letter to the editor
Supports Becky Erickson for reelection as mayor of Poulsbo

Supports Becky Erickson for reelection as mayor of Poulsbo

I live on Bainbridge Island, so I can’t vote for Mayor Erickson. But I wish I could. I have known the mayor in several ways… Continue reading

Supports Becky Erickson for reelection as mayor of Poulsbo
Repeal and replace will hurt many

Repeal and replace will hurt many

Regarding congressional efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act: AARP, doctors, hospitals and patient advocates all agree that the current bill is the… Continue reading

Repeal and replace will hurt many
Shame on you for stealing plants

Shame on you for stealing plants

Imagine coming to volunteer on a sunny Monday morning with your clubmates to weed in our newly created Norwegian garden at Kitsap Regional Library only… Continue reading

Shame on you for stealing plants
Access to information is vital to democratic republic

Access to information is vital to democratic republic

Regarding your excellent “open government” editorial of Sept. 15: It is appalling and infuriating when our elected representatives hide the details of how, when and… Continue reading

Access to information is vital to democratic republic
Double standard for ESPN sports commentator

Double standard for ESPN sports commentator

ESPN sports commentator Jemele Hill goes off on a social media rant, calling the president a “white supremacist” and “bigot.” Many have come to her… Continue reading

Double standard for ESPN sports commentator
Seeing the better way forward

Seeing the better way forward

The simple reasoning behind the liaison between Trump and the Democrats: We are all Americans and the President wants positive results for the USA. The… Continue reading

Seeing the better way forward
Story captured ‘what makes Kitsap a wonderful place to live’

Story captured ‘what makes Kitsap a wonderful place to live’

Just wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed the “A Really Big Show” article in Kitsap Weekly on April 21, which highlighted our… Continue reading

Story captured ‘what makes Kitsap a wonderful place to live’
Don’t treat Silverdale like a central planning playground

Don’t treat Silverdale like a central planning playground

Reading the editorial, “The future of getting around in Silverdale” (page A4, April 21 Central Kitsap Reporter), I was struck by a number of apparent… Continue reading

Don’t treat Silverdale like a central planning playground
No citizen will cry ‘whoa’ when citizens exercise their First Amendment rights

No citizen will cry ‘whoa’ when citizens exercise their First Amendment rights

I sympathize with Alan Jackson’s sense that the world of the white male edging ever-nearer to late middle age is sensibly moving out of reach.… Continue reading

No citizen will cry ‘whoa’ when citizens exercise their First Amendment rights
Education is the pathway to healthy families, communities, economy

Education is the pathway to healthy families, communities, economy

I applaud your editorial of April 21, “The epicenter of education in the peninsulas.” While I’m proud of Poulsbo’s “emergence as an epicenter of education,”… Continue reading

Education is the pathway to healthy families, communities, economy

Lies generated by a president — this time it’s Trump

Whether you like President Trump or not, he has made a serious blunder about Syria. There are several reasons for that blunder, and they all… Continue reading

A tribute to the man who saved his life

Somewhere in Poulsbo is my hero. He probably doesn’t know it, and it took me a while to know it. For well over 70 years,… Continue reading

Support Alzheimer’s research for the future

Even with the death of my husband due to dementia I have not given up hope for the future. How fortunate I was to have… Continue reading

The normalization of Donald Trump

After witnessing the spectacle of the president’s address to both houses of Congress and the world, I was appalled at the soft critique by our… Continue reading

This is not Reagan’s Republican Party

Politics is no longer the art of compromise, but the art of war. In his biography, “Trump Revealed,” Donald Trump’s view of human beings is… Continue reading

Cherished principles of our nation under attack

America — the world’s oldest living democracy — needs as much love as it can get right now. As a native Kitsap resident now living… Continue reading

Thank you for your contributions

To the North Kitsap community: We must once again say a hearty thank you for your support through the season (Poulsbo Lions Raab Foundation Bellringer… Continue reading